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SPRINGFIELD – State Senator Andy Manar (D-Bunker Hill) welcomed Pana High School senior Lucas Duduit to the Capitol this week as part of his Future Leaders program.

Duduit, 18, is active in the school’s solar car program and is on the cross country team. He also plays piano at his church. He plans to study electrical engineering at college after he graduates in May. His parents are Stacy and Amanda Duduit of Pana.

During Lucas Duduit’s visit Wednesday, he toured the Capitol, attended a Senate budget hearing and other meetings with Manar, attended a rally featuring hundreds of independent pharmacists from central Illinois and elsewhere in the state, and accompanied Manar onto the Senate floor where he watched lawmakers debate and vote on legislation.

Category: People of the 48th

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SPRINGFIELD – State Senator Andy Manar (D-Bunker Hill) welcomed Ava Wiley of Rochester to the Capitol this week as part of his Future Leaders program.

Wiley, 14, is an eighth grader at Rochester Junior High School. Her parents are Kimberly and Robert Wiley.

During Wiley’s visit Wednesday, she toured the Capitol, attended a Senate budget hearing with Manar and accompanied him onto the Senate floor where she was introduced to other senators and watched them debate and vote on legislation.

Category: People of the 48th

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SPRINGFIELD – State Senator Andy Manar welcomed members of the 2019 Illinois Farm Bureau ALOT – Agricultural Leaders of Tomorrow – class to the state Senate Wednesday.

Among the members visiting the Capitol was Jon Griffel of Carlinville, who farms near Gillespie.

For more information about the program, visit https://www.ilfb.org/media/3537/alot-brochure-dates-locations.pdf.

Pictured: Members of the Illinois Farm Bureau ALOT class visited the Illinois Senate with State Senator Andy Manar (D-Bunker Hill) on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. Manar is on the far left and Jon Griffel of Carlinville is pictured at the far right.

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02202019 Manar Pana Minister 350SPRINGFIELD – The Rev. Joel Jackle-Hugh of the United in Faith Church in Pana delivered the invocation to the Illinois Senate on Wednesday, Feb. 20.

State Senator Andy Manar (D-Bunker Hill) invited Jackle-Hugh to the Senate. United in Faith Church is located at 609 Fairgrounds Road in Pana.

Category: People of the 48th